• Electric Vehicle Charging Points for Self-Catering

    EV Charging Point needs to be Tourism Priority for 2023 Over the past ten years, the displacement of diesel- and petrol-powered cars, vans, motorhomes, and the like by various forms of electric-powered vehicles (EVs) has been gathering pace. The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) has published a report entitled, “Making the transition to zero-emission mobility.” […]

    03 August 2022
  • Changing Landscape of Self Catering Customers

    How Long is Self-Catering Industry in Ireland In Ireland, Self-Catering has been one of the holiday accommodation options for many years. It started off on an ad-hoc basis over 100 years ago when people went to rural Gaeltacht (Irish Speaking) areas in Connemara, Donegal, West Cork and  Kerry to learn Irish, and today Padraic Pearce’s […]

    27 January 2022
  • Tourism Forecast for Ireland 2022

    What Does 2022 hold for Tourism Industry in Ireland The National Irish Self Catering Federation is very disappointed on behalf of members that no funding support for the Short-Term Rental industry has been provided for SMEs in this industry. The Self-Catering industry was closed for many months due to the lockdowns in 2019 and 2020, […]

    14 January 2022
  • Wicklow Farmers win EU Family-Friendly Holiday Home of the Year 2021

    Ireland wins Family-Friendly Holiday Home of the Year The prize for Best Family-Friendly Holiday Home in the European Holiday Home of the Year competition has been won by an Irish property. At the Annual Conference of the Irish Self-Catering Federation on 10th Nov, Máire Ní Mhurchu announced the winner: Abhain Ri (Self-Catering cottage and B&B) […]

    18 November 2021
  • The Off-Season Traveller-

    Workactioners and Digital Nomads – What is the Difference? The expectation is that people stay in Self-Catering properties for 1-2 weeks holidays during the summer season. The sholder season is from March-May and September to early November with the winter months less heavily booked. Due to changes brough about by Covid-19 are people contacting the […]

    05 October 2021